Clarence Joe Kuntschik, of Hearne, formerly of Gonzales, passed away May 25. He was born June 29, 1941, in Gonzales, the son of Anton John and Mary Josephine Hohensee Kuntschik. He worked with his family on their farm for several years, and was a member of St. James Catholic Church. He is survived by his brother John Kuntschik, of Waco; sisters-in-law Frances Kuntschik of Gonzales and Dorothy Kuntschik of Lockhart; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Melvin, Calvin, and Raymond Kuntschik, and sisters Anita Berger and Rosemary Keck. Interment service was held on Tuesday, at 2 pm. at St. James Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.